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El Maguey

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12315 Natural Bridge Rd, Bridgeton, Saint Louis, MO 63044-2020
(314) 298-9244
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cost for a jarritos pineapple soda, a flavored margarita, and grilled chicken smothered in Mexican rice and white cheese sauce was $18. The cheese sauce has to be enjoyed on everything you eat! It is the best queso EVER! I have yet to find a place across the country that can beat or duplicate it!

Thank Tasha T
Calumet City
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I love to go here on any day but Fridays are best. The food is great and Margarita specials are off the chain. Oh...did I mention that the 'Ritas are potent. Fast service is a hallmark but get there before 5pm for best seating. Whether inside or outside, you'll enjoy.

Thank Gregory F
Maryland Heights, Missouri
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

What can you say besides "perfect". EVERYTHING in this store is excellent. No one to my knowledge has ever walked away hungry or disappointed. You may have to wait for a table, but it is soo worth it.

Thank DonnaLee56
Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for the last few years. There are several El Maguey's throughout St. Louis and St. Charles Counties and all of them are good. This Bridgeton location has Happy Hour specials every day on their various margaritas. They offer a lot of menu options, good value, delicious, great service, and in a fun and... More 

Thank STLSteph34
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Met a coworker for lunch. Came here because of previous good reviews. Ordered huevos con chorizo. It came out burnt. The waiter didn't bring my drink till the food came. The staff kept chatting up their Spanish speaking friends instead of waiting on other guests. The Spanish speaking friends of the restaurant workers kept using racial slurs in Spanish that... More 

Thank KGS74
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

This is great place with great Mexican food. Usually go here in Sunday with friends. It is always nice t I have a regular place that you can eat and know what to expect.

Thank ArthurEA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Got Carne asada and it was really good staff was very friendly. The margaritas weren't top notch but they weren't bad.

Thank Maxi V
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86 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

The food had great flavor and the staff was great. Made sure that you were a satisfied customer. The salsa was not that spicy but yet still good.

Thank Chris M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Very good food and good service. Drinks were OK. Not the best Margarita but not bad either. Hard working staff. good overall experience.

Thank thetraveler89
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My first visit to this restaurant found the food and service was very good. I had carnitas which was very tender and flavorful. My colleagues had a chicken and a fish dish which they thoroughly enjoyed. The waiter was attentive but not over the top. The atmosphere is casual with a few TV monitors mounted strategically in corners of the... More 

Thank JimM562

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12315 Natural Bridge Rd, Bridgeton, Saint Louis, MO 63044-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Bridgeton
  • Phone Number: (314) 298-9244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?